Lokmanya Tilak said "Swaraj is my birthright" but now the people of India must say, "Surajya is my birthright".

-Narendra Modi
Narendra Modi

For achieving good governance political will is necessary. Good governance is a political process. Though role of civil society is critical, without political will and political process, sustainable good governance cannot be achieved.

Narendra Modi
When I went to a school in Japan, they told me that both the teachers and students perform cleaning tasks here to keep the schools clean. I wondered why can't we do it in India.
Narendra Modi

A state in India will have more traders than perhaps a European nation. Trade is a great way to integrate people.

Narendra Modi
Can someone tell me, whatever we are doing, have we asked ourselves if our work has helped the poor or come to benefit the nation in any way? We should come out of the 'Why should I care' attitude and dedicate ourselves to the nation's progress.
Narendra Modi

Let us build a SAARC satellite which we can dedicate to our neighbourhood, as a gift from India.

Narendra Modi
People of Bihar are the most intelligent people on earth.
Narendra Modi

Design in India is as important as Make in India.

Narendra Modi
My focus is not merely a beautiful city, but a city that's made beautiful on the parameters of good health and cleanliness
Narendra Modi

Much of India that we dream of still lies ahead of us: housing, power, water and sanitation for all; bank accounts and insurance for every citizen; connected and prosperous villages; and, smart and sustainable cities.

Narendra Modi
Hindu philosophy was one of the greatest beneficiaries of the advent and the teachings of the Lord Buddha. I revere Buddha as a reformer of not only Hinduism but also the world, who has given all of us a new world view and vision which is critical for the survival of all of us and the entire world.